Tag Archives: Cracked tooth

Cracked tooth root canal


Case of the week                                     Cracked tooth syndrome I chose this case this week because it, like many cracked tooth syndrome teeth, was difficult to diagnose and caused significant suffering for the patient prior to extraction. Liza came to see me on a Monday in severe pain in her upper right jaw.  As with most cracked […]

Cracked tooth, craze line, vertical root fracture?

vertical root fracture tooth

Craze line – differentiated from cracks via trans-illumination Fractured cusp Cracked tooth – differentiated from last two via wedge test. The long-term prognosis for a cracked tooth is better when no crack is visible or the crack does not extend to the chamberfloor and the tooth is rendered pain free by banding or the placement […]